See also: tyke and tykę

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps a derogatory nickname from Old Norse tík, 'bitch, female dog' (compare English tyke, Icelandic tík). Less likely to be from Old Norse þýzkr, 'of one's nation' or an Old English cognate (compare German deutsch, Swedish tysk).

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Tyke

  1. A dialect, also known as Yorkshire, spoken in the county of Yorkshire.

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NounEdit

Tyke (plural Tykes)

  1. (Britain, informal) a Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman; a Yorkshire person
  2. (slang, soccer) someone connected with Barnsley Football Club, as a fan, player, coach, etc.

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